Department, city, state
Position: Patrol | Type: PARK POLICE OFFICER I
Application Status: Open
December 31, 2024
Sign on bonus:
$47174 annual - $72696 annual
Tim Polk, Sgt.
Clark County Park Police strives to ensure the public's safety. Officers not only provide security to citizens, they meet and greet the public through face-to-face interactions and interventions to establish a rapport. Each year, the Park Police assist with community service projects, including speaking to students for career days, bike maintenance clinics, and programs related to a variety of public safety issues.
Comprehensive Group Helath Insurance Plan
Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance
Vacation (3.08-6.15 hours per pay period based on years of service)
Sick Leave (3.7+ hours per pay period based on years of service)
12 Paid Holidays
Employer Paid Police/Fire Retirement
Credit Union Eligibility
No State income Tax
New Uniforms Yearly
$1600 Annual Uniform Allowance
4% incentive pay for swing shift, bike patrol, Police Bike Instructor, ATV Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, NCIC Instructor, Firearms Instructor, and Evidence Vault Custodian. $75 per pay period for bilingual pay.
Education: Completion of the 12th grade or has been certified by an appropriate authority as having an equivalent education.
Experience: Equivalent to completion of two years of college course work in law enforcement, criminal justice, police science, or a closely related field.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to completion of two years of college course work in law enforcement, criminal justice, police science, or a closely related field. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Working Conditions: Must carry a firearm and meet and maintain applicable certification. Must work for extended periods of time outdoors and in potentially life-threatening situations.
Licensing/Certification and other Requirements: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I certification or another state's equivalent at time of application. The certification is due by the closing date and time of this recruitment. Applications submitted without a copy of candidate's Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I certification or another state's equivalent are incomplete and will not be considered. Required certifications/licenses may be attached to the on-line application, faxed to (702) 455-2253, or mailed/delivered to Clark County Human Resources, located within the Clark County Government Center at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, 3rd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89106. Candidate's name, recruitment title, and exam number must be clearly written on the P.O.S.T. certificate.
Please Note: The Park Police Officer I will be hired subject to meeting the minimum requirements of the state laws and as directed by the State P.O.S.T. Coordinator prior to hiring. The employee must then successfully complete the basic course of training and pass the state proficiency examination and then must work one year on the job before the department can request certification. If he or she has a P.O.S.T. certificate acceptable to the state from another state, he or she may take the state proficiency examination, and, if passing, may start to work for the same year's probation. Qualification with assigned weapon is required prior to starting work. Failure to successfully complete required training shall be proper cause for termination.
Employment contingent upon successful completion of thorough background investigation including medical evaluation, employment history, criminal history, financial history, educational history, military history, residential history, drug screening, psychological evaluation and polygraph examination.